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长叶山芝麻

长叶山芝麻
长叶山芝麻 #

Name

Chang Ye Shan Zhi Ma (Herba Helicteris Elongatae)

Sources

The drug is the dried whole herb of Helicteres elongata Wall. (Family Sterculiaceae), growing a long roadsides, on waste lands near villages, on the dried grass slopes, and distributed in Guangxi and Yunnan of China.

  1. Herba Helicteris Elongatae
  2. Chang Ye Shan Zhi Ma

The Effect of 长叶山芝麻

Property

Bitter, cold.

Actions

Relieve exterior syndrome, prevent malaria, check diarrhea.

Indications

Common cold, tonsillitis, laryngitis, dysentery, diarrhea and enteritis, malaria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.